Seyed Moayed Alavian

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Country: Iran

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Dental treatment as a risk factor for hepatitis B and C viral infection. A review of the recent literature
    Nima Mahboobi
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Gastrointestin Liver Dis 22:79-86. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Inauspicious contribution of hepatitis C virus and diabetes mellitus targeting kidneys: an update
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences and Rezvan Medical Research Center, Tehran, Iran
    Iran J Kidney Dis 6:236-54. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Long-term efficacy of hepatitis B vaccination in healthcare workers of Oil Company Hospital, Tehran, Iran (1989-2005)
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 20:131-4. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis of factors associated with sustained viral response in patients on hemodialysis treated with standard or pegylated interferon for hepatitis C infection
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Baqiyatollah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Iran J Kidney Dis 4:181-94. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint The changing epidemiology of viral hepatitis B in Iran
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, University of Medical Sciences, Baqiyatallah, Vanaq Square, Mola Sadra St, Tehran, Iran
    J Gastrointestin Liver Dis 16:403-6. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease prevalence among school-aged children and adolescents in Iran and its association with biochemical and anthropometric measures
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases BRCGL, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran Hepatitis Center, Tehran, Iran
    Liver Int 29:159-63. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Survey of the level of anti-HBs antibody titer in vaccinated Iranian general dentists
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Tehran, Iran
    Spec Care Dentist 28:265-70. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Hepatitis B and C in dialysis units in Iran: changing the epidemiology
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Hemodial Int 12:378-82. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Implementing strategies for hepatitis B vaccination
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl 21:10-22. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Peginterferon alpha-2a and ribavirin treatment of patients with haemophilia and hepatitis C virus infection: a single-centre study of 367 cases
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Liver Int 30:1173-80. 2010

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  1. ncbi request reprint Dental treatment as a risk factor for hepatitis B and C viral infection. A review of the recent literature
    Nima Mahboobi
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Gastrointestin Liver Dis 22:79-86. 2013
    ..Dental treatment may be one of such risk factors, and this aspect is addressed in the present literature review, drawing information from existing literature...
  2. ncbi request reprint Inauspicious contribution of hepatitis C virus and diabetes mellitus targeting kidneys: an update
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences and Rezvan Medical Research Center, Tehran, Iran
    Iran J Kidney Dis 6:236-54. 2012
    ..This article reviews the existing literature on the relationship between HCV infection and diabetes mellitus in patients with chronic kidney disease, and also overviews the interplay of these two factors in the transplantation era...
  3. doi request reprint Long-term efficacy of hepatitis B vaccination in healthcare workers of Oil Company Hospital, Tehran, Iran (1989-2005)
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 20:131-4. 2008
    ..This study was conducted to evaluate the 16-year efficacy of hepatitis B virus (HBV) vaccine in healthcare workers of Oil Company Hospital, Tehran, Iran...
  4. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis of factors associated with sustained viral response in patients on hemodialysis treated with standard or pegylated interferon for hepatitis C infection
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Baqiyatollah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Iran J Kidney Dis 4:181-94. 2010
    ..The efficacy and safety of pegylated and standard interferon (IFN) have been scrutinized in meta-analyses; however, factors associated with hepatitis C viral response in patients on hemodialysis are not well investigated...
  5. ncbi request reprint The changing epidemiology of viral hepatitis B in Iran
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, University of Medical Sciences, Baqiyatallah, Vanaq Square, Mola Sadra St, Tehran, Iran
    J Gastrointestin Liver Dis 16:403-6. 2007
    ..Changes in the pattern of transmission of new cases of hepatitis B, inform us of changes in the epidemiology of viral hepatitis B infection...
  6. doi request reprint Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease prevalence among school-aged children and adolescents in Iran and its association with biochemical and anthropometric measures
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases BRCGL, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran Hepatitis Center, Tehran, Iran
    Liver Int 29:159-63. 2009
    ..To investigate the prevalence of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) as well as the determination of associated metabolic abnormalities in Iranian school-aged children and adolescents...
  7. doi request reprint Survey of the level of anti-HBs antibody titer in vaccinated Iranian general dentists
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Tehran, Iran
    Spec Care Dentist 28:265-70. 2008
    ..We, therefore, recommend that dentists, as a potential high-risk group, should know their level of anti-HBs antibody titer so that those who require revaccination can get treatment...
  8. doi request reprint Hepatitis B and C in dialysis units in Iran: changing the epidemiology
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Hemodial Int 12:378-82. 2008
    ..The next is a strictly enforced isolation policy for HCV-positive patients, which may play a role in limiting HCV transmission in HD units, and universal precaution in dialysis units should be under constant close surveillance...
  9. ncbi request reprint Implementing strategies for hepatitis B vaccination
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl 21:10-22. 2010
    ..Also, additional studies are needed to determine the effectiveness of currently employed immunization strategies...
  10. doi request reprint Peginterferon alpha-2a and ribavirin treatment of patients with haemophilia and hepatitis C virus infection: a single-centre study of 367 cases
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Liver Int 30:1173-80. 2010
    ..Peginterferon alpha and ribavirin is current standard anti-HCV therapy but there is little information about safety and efficacy of peginterferon alpha-2a and ribavirin combination therapy in these patients...
  11. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis B virus genotyping, core promoter, and precore/core mutations among Afghan patients infected with hepatitis B: a preliminary report
    Samad Amini-Bavil-Olyaee
    Biotechnology Department, Pasteur Institute of Iran, Tehran, Iran
    J Med Virol 78:358-64. 2006
    ..In conclusion, this preliminary study revealed HBV genotype D, sub-genotype D1, and subtype ayw2 of HBV among hepatitis B infected patients from Afghanistan. Further investigation should be carried out...
  12. doi request reprint Distribution of hepatitis C virus genotype in Iranian multiply transfused patients with thalassemia
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Baqiyatallah Hospital, Tehran, Iran
    Transfusion 49:2195-9. 2009
    ..Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is the most common transfusion-transmitted disease in multiply transfused patients worldwide. In this study, the aim was to investigate distribution of HCV genotypes in Iranian patients with thalassemia...
  13. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of hepatitis C virus infection and related risk factors among Iranian haemodialysis patients
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Department of Internal Medicine, Baghiatollah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Nephrology (Carlton) 8:256-60. 2003
    ..Our results suggest that early transplantation and avoidance of blood transfusion, as much as possible, are the two most important practical interventions to reduce the HCV exposure rate in our patients on haemodialysis...
  14. ncbi request reprint A novel accurate ACRS-PCR method with a digestion internal control for identification of wild type and YMDD mutants of hepatitis B virus strains
    Seyed Younes Hosseini
    Virology Department, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Tarbiat Modarres University, Tehran, Iran
    J Virol Methods 137:298-303. 2006
    ..The sequencing and Inno-LiPA results were in agreement with the ACRS results. The novel ACRS method is a reliable, rapid and a cost-effective technique for determination of HBV strains with the wild type and YMDD mutant patterns...
  15. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C virus infection among patients on hemodialysis: a report from a single center in Iran
    Eghlim Nemati
    Nephrology Research Center, Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases, Iran
    Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl 20:147-53. 2009
    ..03, p=0.008). Our study further suggests that nosocomial transmission plays a major role in HCV transmission among patients on HD. Meticulous practice of preventive measures is essential to eradicate the spread of HCV in HD units...
  16. doi request reprint Comparative efficacy and overall safety of different doses of consensus interferon for treatment of chronic HCV infection: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Ground floor of Baqiyatallah Hospital, Mollasadra Ave, Vanak sq, P O Box 14155 3651, Tehran, Iran
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 66:1071-9. 2010
    ..About one-half of patients with hepatitis C genotype 1 and one-third with genotype 2/3 have treatment failure with peginterferon alpha and ribavirin. Consensus interferon (CIFN) is an option for retreatment of these patients...
  17. ncbi request reprint Immune response to hepatitis B vaccine in health-care workers
    Farhad Zamani
    Gastroenterintestinal and Liver Disease Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl 22:179-84. 2011
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  18. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of hepatitis B virus surface antigen (HBsAg) variations and correlation with the clinical and serologic pictures in chronic carriers from Khorasan Province, North-East of Iran
    Azam Ghaziasadi
    Department of Virology, Hepatitis B Molecular Laboratory, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Acta Med Iran 50:265-72. 2012
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  19. ncbi request reprint Seroepidemiologic study of hepatitis B virus, hepatitis C virus, human immunodeficiency virus and syphilis infections in Iranian blood donors
    Hossein Khedmat
    Baqyiatallah Research Center for Gastroentrology and Liver Diseases, Baqiyatallah Hospital, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Mollasadra Ave, Tehran, Iran
    Pak J Biol Sci 10:4461-6. 2007
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  20. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of hepatitis B, hepatitis C, and human immunodeficiency virus infecions in patients with beta-thalassemia in Iran: a multicenter study
    Shahram Mirmomen
    Gastrointestinal and Liver Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    Arch Iran Med 9:319-23. 2006
    ..Moreover, HCV infection-associated risk factors were investigated in this population...
  21. ncbi request reprint Distribution of hepatitis C virus genotypes among hemodialysis patients in Tehran--a multicenter study
    Seyed Mohammadmehdi Hosseini-Moghaddam
    Urology and Nephrology Research Centre UNRC, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Science SBUMS, Tehran, Iran
    J Med Virol 78:569-73. 2006
    ..The duration of treatment by hemodialysis and, in turn, more hemodialysis unit changes will lead to more frequent HCV infections...
  22. ncbi request reprint Preliminary report of hepatitis B virus genotype prevalence in Iran
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Department of Internal Medicine, Baqiatollah Medical University, Tehran Hepatitis Center, Iran
    World J Gastroenterol 12:5211-3. 2006
    ..To determine the prevalence of hepatitis B virus (HBV) genotypes in Iranian hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) carriers, chronic hepatitis B and cirrhotic patients...
  23. doi request reprint High prevalence of occult hepatitis B virus infection in children born to HBsAg-positive mothers despite prophylaxis with hepatitis B vaccination and HBIG
    Sajad Shahmoradi
    Hepatitis B Molecular Laboratory, Department of Virology, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Hepatol 57:515-21. 2012
    ..We aimed at determining the prevalence of occult HBV infection in a high risk group of children who developed HBV infection despite immunoprophylaxis...
  24. ncbi request reprint Insulin resistance in chronic hepatitis B and C
    Amir Houshang Mohammad Alizadeh
    Research Center of Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Indian J Gastroenterol 25:286-9. 2006
    ..To determine whether insulin resistance occurs in patients with chronic hepatitis B (CHB) and chronic hepatitis C (CHC) and its relationship with the presence of liver fibrosis and steatosis...
  25. ncbi request reprint Intra-familial prevalence of hepatitis B virologic markers in HBsAg positive family members in Nahavand, Iran
    Amir Houshang Mohammad Alizadeh
    Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, 7th Floor, Taleghani Hospital, Yaman Street, Evin, Tehran 19857, Iran
    World J Gastroenterol 11:4857-60. 2005
    ..To determine the prevalence of hepatitis B in Nahavand and evaluate the HBsAg positive prevalence in families with a member who was confirmed to have HBV infection...
  26. ncbi request reprint Impact of immunosuppression and chemotherapy on reactivation of viral hepatitis
    Farahnaz Fallahian
    Iran Research Center of Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Firuzgar Hospital, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl 21:621-7. 2010
    ..We believe that there is a role for prophylactic use of antiviral treatment in patients at risk for HBV reactivation...
  27. pmc Clinical, virologic and phylogenetic features of hepatitis B infection in Iranian patients
    Golnaz Bahramali
    Department of Genetics, Faculty of Basic Sciences, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
    World J Gastroenterol 14:5448-53. 2008
    ..To characterize the clinical, serologic and virologic features of hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection in Iranian patients with different stages of liver disease...
  28. ncbi request reprint Hypertriglyceridemic waist phenotype and associated lifestyle factors in a national population of youths: CASPIAN Study
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Liver and Gastrointestinal Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Trop Pediatr 54:169-77. 2008
    ..Low levels of physical activity significantly increased the risk of having the HW phenotype. The HW phenotype can be used as an accurate and easy tool for screening children at metabolic risk in population-based studies...
  29. ncbi request reprint Predicting response to HBV vaccination in people with positive anti-HBc but negative HBsAg and anti-HBs
    Ali Kabir
    Nikan Health Researchers Institute, Tehran Hepatitis Center, Tehran, Iran
    Hum Vaccin 4:379-83. 2008
    ..There are 5.1-6.5% of people with positive anti-HBc in Iran. The aim of this study was to assess the predicting factors of response to hepatitis B vaccination in anti-HBc positive subjects...
  30. doi request reprint Oral fluid and hepatitis A, B and C: a literature review
    Nima Mahboobi
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Oral Pathol Med 41:505-16. 2012
    ..Such knowledge will indicate if (i) oral fluid is a possible source of infection and (ii) whether oral fluid can be used for diagnosis and monitoring of viral hepatitis...
  31. pmc Gender differences in healthy ranges for serum alanine aminotransferase levels in adolescence
    Hossein Poustchi
    Digestive Disease Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Science, Tehran, Iran
    PLoS ONE 6:e21178. 2011
    ..The objective of the present study was to define ULN for ALT in healthy children in order to use this as a tool for case finding...
  32. doi request reprint Effects of oral levamisole as an adjuvant to hepatitis B vaccine in adults with end-stage renal disease: a meta-analysis of controlled clinical trials
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Tehran, Iran
    Clin Ther 32:1-10. 2010
    ..The results from several studies have suggested benefit of oral levamisole as an adjuvant to HBV vaccination in patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD). However, reliable information is still lacking...
  33. pmc Lipid Profiles and Hepatitis C Viral Markers in HCV-Infected Thalassemic Patients
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Tehran, Iran
    Gut Liver 5:348-55. 2011
    ..Thus, we aimed to investigate the relationship between both liver histologic findings and viral markers and serum lipids in thalassemic patients chronically infected with HCV...
  34. doi request reprint Hepatitis C infection in hemodialysis patients in Iran: a systematic review
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Hemodial Int 14:253-62. 2010
    ..The HCV infection prevalence in Iranian HD patients is 7.61% (95% confidence interval: 6.06-9.16%) with the recombinant immunoblot assay method. Iran is among countries with low HCV infection prevalence in HD patients...
  35. ncbi request reprint Molecular epidemiology of hepatitis C virus among injection drug users in Iran: a slight change in prevalence of HCV genotypes over time
    Katayoun Samimi-Rad
    Department of Virology, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Arch Virol 157:1959-65. 2012
    ..Harm-reduction strategies appear to be the most important measures to reduce the transmission of HCV in Iran...
  36. doi request reprint Occult hepatitis C virus infection in Iranian patients with cryptogenic liver disease
    Farah Bokharaei-Salim
    Department of Virology, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Med Virol 83:989-95. 2011
    ..It has been suggested that in the absence of liver biopsy specimens, analysis of PBMC sample for HCV-RNA would be informative...
  37. pmc Low dose ribavirin for treatment of hepatitis C virus infected thalassemia major patients; new indications for combination therapy
    Seyed Vahid Tabatabaei
    Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
    Hepat Mon 12:372-81. 2012
    ..Treatment guidelines contraindicate ribavirin for treatment of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in thalassemia major patients. Nevertheless, the current evidence suggests that ribavirin might be tolerated by these patients...
  38. ncbi request reprint Iranian dental students' knowledge of hepatitis B virus infection and its control practices
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Tehran, Iran
    J Dent Educ 75:1627-34. 2011
    ..TUMS students must complete an infection control workshop before they start their clinical education. The authors propose that such training at the beginning of each academic year would be worthwhile...
  39. ncbi request reprint Burden of hepatocellular carcinoma in Iran; Bayesian projection and trend analysis
    Mohamad Amin Pourhoseingholi
    Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Baqiyatallah Research Centre for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Tehran, Iran
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 11:859-62. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to provide quantitative estimations of the burden of death due to HCC cancer in Iran and its trend during over recent decades for the Iranian population...
  40. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C virus infection and kidney transplantation: a review for clinicians
    Behzad Einollahi
    Nephrology and Urology Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Iran J Kidney Dis 4:1-8. 2010
    ..This review deals with the most current information on pretransplant and posttransplant evaluations, complications, treatment, and prognosis of HCV-infected kidney transplant recipients...
  41. doi request reprint The effect of diabetes mellitus on immunological response to hepatitis B virus vaccine in individuals with chronic kidney disease: A meta-analysis of current literature
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Tehran, Iran
    Vaccine 28:3773-7. 2010
    ..Diabetes mellitus (DM) is the most common cause of CKD; however it is not clear whether it affects immunological response to HBV vaccine in these patients...
  42. doi request reprint Hepatitis B virus surface antigen (HBsAg) mutations are rare but clustered in immune epitopes in chronic carriers from Sistan-Balouchestan Province, Iran
    Abolfazl Khedive
    Hepatitis B Molecular Laboratory, Department of Virology, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Arch Iran Med 16:385-9. 2013
    ..The aims of this study were to determine the genotypes as well as the patterns of HBsAg variations in chronically-infected patients from the south-eastern part of Iran...
  43. pmc Distribution of IL28B Genotypes in Iranian Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C and Healthy Individuals
    Heidar Sharafi
    Armin Pathobiology Laboratory, Tehran, Iran Tehran Hepatitis Cohort THC Study Center, Tehran, Iran
    Hepat Mon 12:e8387. 2012
    ..A few studies reported that there is a mysterious association between the IL28B polymorphism and the hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotype in patients with chronic hepatitis C but they did not give any reason for this phenomenon...
  44. pmc Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and correlation of serum alanin aminotransferase level with histopathologic findings
    Somaye Khosravi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
    Hepat Mon 11:452-8. 2011
    ..It occurs in patients who do not consume alcohol in large amounts. Alanine aminotranferase (ALT) and aspartate aminotransferase (AST) are indicators of hepatocellular injury...
  45. doi request reprint Vitamin D insufficiency among children and adolescents living in Tehran, Iran
    Ali Rabbani
    Growth and Development Research Center, Children s Medical Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, 62 Gharib St, Tehran 14155 6386, Iran
    J Trop Pediatr 55:189-91. 2009
    ..Encouraging girls to have more sun exposure, fortification of foods and prescription of supplemental vitamin D are recommended...
  46. pmc Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis and influence of age and gender on histopathologic findings
    Nargess Ebrahimi Daryani
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran 19686 13113, Iran
    World J Gastroenterol 16:4169-75. 2010
    ..To characterize the histopathologic specifications of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) according to age and gender...
  47. ncbi request reprint Pretransplant hepatitis C virus infection and its effect on the post-transplant course of living renal allograft recipients
    Behzad Einollahi
    Department of Internal Medicine, Baghiatollah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 18:836-40. 2003
    ..We report the results of a large monocenter study that evaluated the effect of hepatitis C on the patient, and on graft survival in renal-transplanted patients who received living donated allograft...
  48. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology and transmission of hepatitis G virus infection in dialysis patients
    Farahnaz Fallahian
    Gastroenterintestinal and Liver Disease Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Firuzgar Hospital, Tehran, Iran
    Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl 21:831-4. 2010
    ..A review of literature was performed in 2009 to summarize scientific reports on epidemiology and pathogenesis of the HGV infection and its exposure through hemodialysis...
  49. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of hepatitis C virus infection and its related risk factors in drug abuser prisoners in Hamedan--Iran
    Amir Houshang Mohammad Alizadeh
    Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, 7th Floor, Taleghani Hospital, Yaman Str, Evin, Tehran 19857, Iran
    World J Gastroenterol 11:4085-9. 2005
    ..Recent studies in Iran has shown that prevalence of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection among Iranian prisoners is high, in spite of low HCV seroprevalence in general population...
  50. doi request reprint Therapeutic aspects of hepatitis C in hemodialysis patients
    Seyed Mohammadmehdi Hosseini Moghaddam
    Urology and Nephrology Research Center UNRC, Shahid Beheshti University, M C SBUMS, Tehran, Iran
    Am J Nephrol 29:123-8. 2009
    ..Since hemodialysis (HD) patients usually suffer from multiple clinical problems and drug side effects, the treatment of hepatitis C in these patients still remains a challenging problem...
  51. ncbi request reprint Mutational Analysis of HBs Ag-Positive Mothers and Their Infected Children despite Immunoprophylaxis
    Azam Ghaziasadi
    Hepatitis B Molecular Laboratory, Department of Virology, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Iran J Allergy Asthma Immunol 12:352-60. 2013
    ..These findings emphasized the need for an alternative regimen, such as the administration of boosters or a more effective HBV vaccine for high-risk children who are born to HBsAg-positive mothers.  ..
  52. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and risk factors of isolated anti-HBc antibody and occult hepatitis B infection in hemodialysis patients: a nationwide study
    Hossein Keyvani
    Department of Virology, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Ann Hepatol 12:213-9. 2013
    ..The aim of this study is to explore factors which increase the possibility of occult HBV (OHB) infection in patients under HD in Iran...
  53. doi request reprint Regulatory T cells are the most important determinant factor of hepatitis B infection prognosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Seyed Hossein Aalaei-Andabili
    Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease BRCGL, Tehran, Iran
    Vaccine 30:5595-602. 2012
    ..For determination of Tregs various effects among hepatitis B infected patients we performed a meta-analysis of the available literature...
  54. pmc Seroprevalence of Hepatitis B Virus Infection and Its Risk Factors in the West of Iran: A Population-based Study
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Tehran, Iran
    Int J Prev Med 3:770-5. 2012
    ..Therefore, this population based serological survey was conducted in Kurdistan province, where no epidemiological data was available to determine the prevalence and risk factors of HBV infection...
  55. pmc Anxiety and depression affects life and sleep quality in adults with beta-thalassemia
    Bashir Hajibeigi
    Blood Transfusion Research Center, Blood Transfusion Research Center, Tehran, Iran
    Indian J Hematol Blood Transfus 25:59-65. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the association of anxiety and depression symptoms with health related quality of life (HRQoL) and sleep quality in patients with beta-thalassemia...
  56. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy after renal transplantation: prospects and concerns
    Hossein Khedmat
    Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Ann Transplant 14:55-60. 2009
    ..In this review article we tried to address all issues related to pregnancy after renal transplantation.<br />..
  57. pmc Optimal duration of treatment for HCV genotype 1 infection in slow responders: a meta-analysis
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Hepat Mon 11:612-9. 2011
    ..A head-to-head comparison of the 72-week and 48-week anti-HCV therapies in slow responders with genotype 1 infection has been performed in several randomized clinical trials (RCTs)...
  58. doi request reprint Hepatitis B vaccination of adolescents: a report on the national program in Iran
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Public Health Policy 31:478-93. 2010
    ..001). The media education approach achieved acceptable outcomes in current campaign. Constant performance monitoring, and perhaps a new catch-up vaccination campaign are warranted to expand coverage...
  59. doi request reprint Effect of cesarean section on the risk of perinatal transmission of hepatitis C virus from HCV-RNA+/HIV- mothers: a meta-analysis
    Mohammad Ebrahim Ghamar Chehreh
    Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 283:255-60. 2011
    ..Some authors have stated that cesarean section (C/S) can reduce perinatal HCV transmission. However, the study findings are heterogeneous and high-quality studies are lacking...
  60. pmc Associates of poor physical and mental health-related quality of life in beta thalassemia-major/intermedia
    Azita Azarkeivan
    Iranian Blood Transfusion Organization Research Center, Tehran, Iran
    J Res Med Sci 14:349-55. 2009
    ..Using two logistic regression models, we determined the associates of poor physical and mental health related quality of life (HRQoL) among beta thalassemia patients...
  61. pmc Standard and pegylated interferon therapy of HDV infection: A systematic review and meta- analysis
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Tehran, Iran
    J Res Med Sci 17:967-74. 2012
    ..Although interferon is the only approved anti-HDV therapy, evidence regarding the efficacy and safety of its various regimens is either old or scattered...
  62. pmc Distribution of hepatitis C virus genotypes in Iranian chronic infected patients
    Fatemeh Jahanbakhsh Sefidi
    Department of Virology, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
    Hepat Mon 13:e7991. 2013
    ..Since the determination of which antiviral treatment to be applied is related to HCV genotypes, identification of an individual's HCV genotypes prior to antiviral therapy is critical...
  63. pmc Anti-HBs antibody status and some of its associated factors in dental health care workers in Tehran University of Medical Sciences: Anti-HBs Ab and associated factors in dental society
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases, Tehran, IR Iran
    Hepat Mon 11:99-102. 2011
    ..Dental health care providers are at risk of infection with hepatitis B virus (HBV). Dentists can occupationally become infected with HBV through needle sticks or exposure to blood and other body fluids...
  64. pmc Halothane-induced hepatitis: A forgotten issue in developing countries: Halothane-induced hepatitis
    Peiman Habibollahi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
    Hepat Mon 11:3-6. 2011
    ..As a result, replacement of halothane with new halogenated anesthetics requires a precise cost-benefit analysis, especially in developing countries that have low health care budgets...
  65. pmc Occult Hepatitis B (OBH) in Clinical Settings
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
    Hepat Mon 12:e6126. 2012
    ..In an attempt to summarize the issues, this review presents an overview of the current proposed hypothesis on the clinical relevance and also updates the knowledge on the classification of OHB in different clinical settings...
  66. pmc The Comparative Efficacy and Safety of Peginterferon Alpha-2a vs. 2b for the Treatment of Chronic HCV Infection: A Meta-Analysis
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Hepat Mon 10:121-31. 2010
    ..We pooled the available data in the literature to find any small difference between these two medicines...
  67. pmc Knowledge, Attitudes and Practice of Iranian Medical Specialists regarding Hepatitis B and C
    Ali Kabir
    Nikan Health Researchers Institute, Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Hepat Mon 10:176-82. 2010
    ..Health care workers (HCWs) are at risk of contracting and spreading hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) to others. The aim of this study was to evaluate knowledge, attitudes and behavior of physicians concerning HBV and HCV...
  68. doi request reprint A novel method for diagnosing cirrhosis in patients with chronic hepatitis B: artificial neural network approach
    Mohammad Reza Raoufy
    Department of Physiology, School of Medical Sciences, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
    J Med Syst 35:121-6. 2011
    ..Our results indicate that the neural network analysis is likely to provide a non-invasive, accurate test for diagnosing cirrhosis in chronic HBV-infected patients, only based on routine laboratory data...
  69. pmc Clinical Features and Seroepidemiology of Anti-HDV Antibody in patients With Chronic Hepatitis B Virus Infection in Iran: A Meta-Analysis
    Neda Amini
    Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Students Scientific Research Center, Tehran, IR Iran
    Hepat Mon 11:960-7. 2011
    ..Hepatitis delta virus (HDV) leads to the most severe form of chronic viral hepatitis...
  70. pmc Psychometric Properties of a Standardized Questionnaire of Knowledge, Attitude, and Practice of Iranian Medical Specialists about Viral Hepatitis
    Shahin Ghasemi
    Rasoul Akram Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
    Hepat Mon 12:e7650. 2012
    ..However, the Iranian standardized KAP questionnaire of physicians about viral hepatitis is not available. So, we developed a standard questionnaire...
  71. pmc Liver Hemangioma Might Lead to overestimation of Liver Fibrosis by Fibroscan; A Missed Issue in Two Cases
    Seyed Hossein Aalaei-Andabili
    Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease BRCGL, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
    Hepat Mon 12:408-10. 2012
    ..overestimation of liver fibrosis in heart failure has been reported. We would like to introduce a new leading cause of liver fibrosis overestimation by presentation of two cases...
  72. pmc Lack of Knowledge About Hepatitis C Infection Rates Among Patients With Inherited Coagulation Disorders in Countries Under the Eastern Mediterranean Region Office of WHO (EMRO): A Meta-Analysis
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease BRCGL, Tehran, IR Iran
    Hepat Mon 12:244-52. 2012
    ..Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is a public health problem. HCV alone is responsible for 90% cases of acute hepatitis among multiply transfused patients who are at risk of cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)...
  73. doi request reprint Do the initial serum level changes of sCD26 have ability to predict successful treatment with IFN-α among naïve chronic hepatitis B patients?
    Mostafa Alavi-Moghaddam
    Research Institute of Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases, Shahid Beheshti University, M C, Tehran, Iran
    Vaccine 29:9093-7. 2011
    ..The aims of this study are to investigate response rate of patients to INF-α therapy and evaluation of sCD26 and sCD30 roles as presenters of T cells activities in predicting the outcome of therapy in chronic hepatitis B patients...
  74. pmc A woman with recent jaundice and pruritus
    Bita Behnava
    Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, I R Iran
    Hepat Mon 10:48-52. 2010
    ..A liver biopsy was done and showed intrahepatic cholestasis without destruction of the bile ducts or granuloma.We assessed the intrahepatic causes of cholestasis. Finally the diagnosis was confirmed by means of a simple test...
  75. pmc The impact of Hepatitis C virus infection on kidney transplantation outcomes: A systematic review of 18 observational studies: The impact of HCV on renal transplantation
    Zohreh Rostami
    Nephrology and Urology Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
    Hepat Mon 11:247-54. 2011
    ..Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection occursin 0% to 51% of dialysis patients, and manyHCV-positive patients are urged to undergo kidney transplantation. However, the outcome of renal transplantation in HCV-positive recipients is unknown...
  76. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C risk factors in Iranian volunteer blood donors: a case-control study
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Tehran Hepatitis Center, Tehran, Iran
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 17:1092-7. 2002
    ..In order to evaluate some possible risk factors for the spread of hepatitis C infection a case-control study was undertaken...
  77. pmc Dilemma of HBsAg seroconversion in chronic hepatitis B infection: Dilemma of HBsAg in chronic HBV
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Tehran, IR Iran
    Hepat Mon 11:67-8. 2011
    ..There are little data on the outcome of such cases, and the response rate to HBV vaccine has not been discussed extensively...
  78. pmc Liver complications in celiac disease
    Mohammad Reza Zali
    Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
    Hepat Mon 11:333-41. 2011
    ..In this review, we provide information regarding liver disorders that may be found in association with celiac disease and the effect of the treatment of CD on these disorders...
  79. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and risk factors of hepatitis A among blood donors in Qazvin, central Iran
    H Ramezani
    Qazvin Blood Transfusion Centre, Iran Blood Transfusion Organisation Research Centre, PO Box 34166 13445, Qazvin, Iran
    Singapore Med J 52:107-12. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence and related risk factors of HAV among blood donors in Qazvin, central Iran...
  80. ncbi request reprint Concerns regarding dentists' compliance in hepatitis B vaccination and infection control
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Am J Infect Control 33:428-9. 2005
  81. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of hepatitis B vaccination in children of chronic hepatitis B mothers
    Peyman Adibi
    Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Saudi Med J 25:1414-8. 2004
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  82. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis B virus (HBV) genotype and YMDD motif mutation profile among patients infected with HBV and untreated with lamivudine
    Samad Amini-Bavil-Olyaee
    Biotechnology Department, Pasteur Institute of Iran, 13164 Tehran, Iran
    Int J Infect Dis 12:83-7. 2008
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